February 15, 2017

Buttinette Spring/Summer 2017 Catalogue Highlights

Hello everyone,

if you live in Germany, chances are high you heard about Buttinette. Buttinette is one of the biggest craft supply online retailer over here. Needles to say, I'm a customer :)

Just recently, I received the new Spring/Summer 2017 catalogue in the mail. Just a few of my personal highlights....

The catalogue...

Ain't that cute? Pattern (in German) can be found at buttinette.de!

Eggs made of modelling clay

Various ribbon packages - tempting :)

These doilies are sooo adorable!


Yours
Uta


February 12, 2017

So sorry!

Hi everyone,

thank you all for stopping by.
I am so sorry but unfortunately life has been a bit chaotic lately. Just yesterday, my whole phone and internet equipment decided to shut down. Today, it was my car that refused to work. All that kept me from recording a proper video for you as nothing really worked out as planned.
Therefore until next week, my friends....!

Yours
Uta

February 8, 2017

Handmade gifts for a little person :)

Hello everyone,

today I'd like to share with you some goodies I made for my lovely little god-daughter not too long ago :)

Here's what I made for her for Christmas - a super cute shirt:


And this is was my present for her name consecration, a tunic dress:


Both gifts were hooked with a bamboo cotton blend by Schachenmayr.


Alright, that's it for today - thanks for stopping by!

Yours
Uta

February 4, 2017

Febraury 2017 Planner Setup

Hello everyone,

it's February and therefore time for an update on my planner. So here's my setup for the current month!

First, check out the actual setup process in this short video:


And here's how the finished setup looks like. As you can see, I went for roses this month:


What's your approach when it comes to decorating and personalizing your planner? Are you more of an artsy and crafty person or do you have a more minimalist approach?

Yours
Uta

February 1, 2017

Small & Simple Crochet Flower [Pattern - DE & EN]

Hello everyone,

today I've got a simple pattern to share with you for a small and simple crochet flower :)

Here's the German version to start with. The English version is right beneath it...


GERMAN 

R1:  12 fM in einen magischen Ring, mit 1 Km schließen
R2:  3 Lm (1. Stb), 1 Stb in nächste Masche, 2 Lm, * 2 Stb, 2 Lm * wiederholen bis zum Ende der Runde, mit 1 Km schließen [12 Stb]
R3:  1 Km zwischen 3 Lm und 1. Stb der vorherigen Runde, 1 Lm, 1 fM ebenfalls dazwischen, 3 Stb um 2 Lm der vorherigen Runde, 1 Lm, erneut 3 Stb um die 2 Lm der vorherigen Runde, *1 fM zwischen die nächsten beiden Stb der vorherigen Runde, 3 Stb um 2 Lm der vorherigen Runde, 1 Lm, erneut 3 Stb um die 2 Lm der vorherigen Runde * wiederholen bis zum Ende der Runde, mit 1 Km schließen, Fäden vernähen


ENGLISH (US terminology)

R1:  12 sc into magical ring, close with a ss
R2:  3 ch (1st dc), 1 dc into next sc, 2 ch, * 2 dc, 2 ch * repeat until end of row, close with a ss [12 dc]
R3:  1 ss between first two dc, 1 ch, 1 sc between same two dc, 3 dc around 2 ch of the round before, 1 ch, 3 dc around same 2 ch, * 1 sc between next 2 dc of round before, 3 dc around 2 ch of the round before, 1 ch, 3 dc around same 2 ch * repeat until end of row, close with ss and sew in ends


And this is how that little cute flower looks like when finished:


Let me know what you think!!

Yours
Uta